Faculty Achievement Highlights

Cindy Ayers - Nutrition and Food Sciences

  • Mrs. Ayers was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Tennessee Food Safety TAsk Force meeting.

Dr. Janis Brickey- Interior Design

  • Dr. Brickey received the 1st Annual Leadership in Sustainability Award for Tennessee from the United States Green Building Council-TN (USGBC) and International Design Association-TN (IIDA) in November 2017.

Dr. Jasmin Kwon Vu - Textiles, Merchandising & Design

  • Porier, S., Brinthaupt, T., Kwon(Vu), J., Remsen, M., and Iyer, U. (2020).  Relationship between Materialism, Life Values, and Happiness in a U. S. College Sample, International Journal of Home Economics, 13(1), 96-106.
  • Kwon(Vu), J., and Brinthaupt, T.(2018).  The Evolution of Seasonal Shopping Events: Global Perspectives, Journal of Fashion Technology & Textile Engineering, 6(3), 1-5.
  • Dr. Kwon(Vu) served as an IFHE representative at the 66th United Nations DPI/NGO conference for Education for Global Citizenship in South Korea in 2016.

Dr. Sandra Poirier - Nutrition and Food Sciences

  • Dr. Poirier was invited to speak at the Nutrition and Food Technology Conference in Rome, Italy, May 13-16, 2018.
  • Dr. Poirier presented at the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences in Atlanta, GA, June 24-26, 2018.
  • Dr. Poirier presented a workshop at the ISBE-SIEC Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland, July 29-August 3, 2018.

Dr. Elizabeth Smith- Nutrition and Food Sciences

  • Dr. Smith had the article "Thinking Critically and Problem Solving Experiential Style" published May 2018, Volume 4: Issue 3 in the International Journal of Nutritional Science and Food Technology.
Mailing Address

Department of Human Sciences
Middle Tennessee State University
Box 86
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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Ellington Human Sciences 100
Department Interim Chair: Dr. Gina Pisut
Telephone: (615) 898-2884
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